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H.B. 296 Enrolled
AN ACT RELATING TO PUBLIC EDUCATION; EXPANDING THE TIME REQUIRED TO
COMPLETE THE TRANSITION OF THE ANNEXATION OF AN
UNINCORPORATED AREA INTO A CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT.
This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
53A-2-109, as last amended by Chapter 58, Laws of Utah 1995
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
Section 1. Section 53A-2-109 is amended to read:
53A-2-109. Annexation of territory of school district by city -- Attendance options
of students -- Adoption of optional form of county government not to affect school districts.
(1) (a) If part of the territory of an unincorporated area of a school district is annexed to
a city that includes a city school district, the city school district boundaries shall be expanded to
include the annexed territory.
(b) The city school district shall complete the transition of the unincorporated area into the
city school district no later than [
(c) Notwithstanding the requirements of Subsection (1)(a), any student actually attending
school in a school district in an unincorporated area at the time of annexation may, at the option
of the student's parent or guardian, attend school either in the city school district or in the school
district in the unincorporated area.
(2) Adoption of a plan for an optional form of county government under Section 17-35a-15
is not an extension of the boundaries of a city under this chapter, and the adoption may not alter
or affect the boundaries, organization, powers, duties, or functions of any school district.
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